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We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Maintenance Supervisor

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Mountain Top, PA.


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


Maintenance Supervisor reports to the Maintenance Manager – Provides primary management to day-to-day functions of the Maintenance Department.  Helps to develop and implement maintenance strategies to improve equipment reliability and minimize unplanned downtime. Helps plan maintenance operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing equipment repairs, improvements, and preventive maintenance. Works with Maintenance Manager to review operational schedules and coordinates maintenance activities to ensure production and quality of products meet both internal and external customer specifications. Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization. Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards


Job Responsibilities:

  • Train the Maintenance Technicians in all HSE procedures
  • Responsible for measuring and managing employee performance, completing the proper documentation supporting departmental and operational standards
  • Perform and lead daily meetings
  • Responsible to coach/teach employees in a positive manner
  • Participate in the selection of plant maintenance staff.
  • Assists in identifying needs and participates in training activities to ensure that employees acquire skill sets that support the customer demand and promote flexibility across tasks where possible
  • Responsible for setting a positive example as a change agent and directing employees in the use of continuous reliability improvement tools
  • Work in partnership with Operations Supervisors to collaboratively negotiate, and engage to deliver maximum compliance with the maintenance strategy
  • Partners with Operations with a dedicated focus on critical equipment
  • Provides first response to problem-solving with the Maintenance group and engages employees to resolve problems utilizing practical problem-solving techniques
  • Responsible for assisting with establishing maintenance best practices
  • Complete emergency projects either observed or turned in by maintenance or production which need to be completed immediately
  • Use technical expertise in the field to constantly seek to analyze repetitive type repairs for ways to reduce repetitive maintenance through: Collecting and analyzing reliability data, material changes, Preventive Maintenance, repair procedure and methods change, equipment revisions
  • The Maintenance Supervisor will work in conjunction with the Maintenance Planner-Scheduler to ensure scheduled work is completed on time and in the proper fashion
  • Responsible for ensuring planned maintenance tasks assigned to their team are completed efficiently with a high degree of accuracy and on time
  • Responsible for assigning and directing employees in a manner that maximizes the efficiency of the resources available and verifying the quality of work
  • Responsible for evaluating and providing technical assistance throughout the plant concerning maintenance issues and equipment reliability requirements as it relates to complex equipment
  • Manage contractors when they are performing work that compliments Maintenance work
  • Perform other duties related to the department as required


Work Experience

  • Candidate should have experience in the aluminum extrusion industry
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience of maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing manufacturing equipment
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of Supervisory experience


Functional/Technical Knowledge

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization (verbal and written) with a high level of competence
  • A high degree of technical understanding and ability across a broad spectrum of technical areas (i.e., electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.)
  • Leadership qualities necessary to supervise and motivate employees; including but not limited to strong communication, problem-solving, team building, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects



  • Computer proficiency is required – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Capability to learn CMMS, Oracle, and other computerized programs as required to successfully perform required duties



  • Two (2) year degree in a related discipline is preferred but not required with commensurate experience



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!


Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.   

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Posted on:  Feb 10, 2024

Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707

Department:  Maintenance Techs
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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